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October 22, 2014

HERE Maps now available for non-Samsung phones

Microsoft may have totally eradicated the Nokia brand from their smartphone lineup, but the Finnish company is far from dead. In fact they’ve announced that the Android-friendly version of their popular navigation app, HERE for Android, is now available for broader range of Android smartphones.

October 19, 2014

SP Mobile X21 USB OTG arrives, starts at Php269

Silicon Power PH has recently debuted the Mobile X21 USB 2.0 OTG Flash Drive in the country – a tiny USB thumb drive that also doubles as a backup storage solution for mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets.

October 12, 2014

Top LTE Smartphones under 10K (2014)

LTE connectivity has always been one of the main factors that drive the price of a smartphone. In recent times though, chipmakers like Qualcomm have released a cheaper processor with LTE chips, which resulted to an influx of cheap LTE smartphones with a sub-Php10K price tag.

October 02, 2014

LG announces F60 mid-range smartphone with LTE

LG has recently announced its latest mid-range smartphone that packs a 4.5-inch screen, Qualcomm quad-core CPU, Android KitKat, and LTE connectivity – the F60.

October 01, 2014

This Android app lets you browse sites without data connection

Cosmos is a web browser for smartphones and tablets that lets its users browse online without having the need for data connection. It’s currently available only for Android and is now downloadable on Google Play Store.

September 30, 2014

Apple iPhone 6 Plus Review

Perhaps the device that got the most curiosity from Apple’s recent announcement is the iPhone 6 Plus. Apple not only introduced a bigger iPhone, it also paired it with another phablet iPhone. Check out our full review of the iPhone 6 Plus below.

September 30, 2014

5 Tips to Extend your Smartphone’s Battery Life

Apart from keeping a powerbank handy whenever you’re away from a power outlet, there are other ways to keep your smartphone running for a longer period of time. In this section, we list down five easy steps that you can do to extend the mileage of your device’s battery.

September 26, 2014

YugaTech’s guide to Smart’s 30MB free internet

Good news of the day for all Smart, Sun Cellular, and Talk and Text prepaid subscribers: You’ve got free internet courtesy of the chairman, MVP himself! Bad news, though: It’s only allocated at 30MB per day. We give you a short guide in using your free mobile data and save a few bytes in the […]

September 25, 2014

Apple iPhone 6 Review

The year 2014 marked a huge step in Apple’s direction as well as a landmark in the new leadership under Tim Cook. This is also the year that the iPhone has significantly grown, not only in sales, but also in display size. Check out our full review of the iPhone 6 after the break.

September 24, 2014

OnePlus introduces Silver Bullet Earphones

OnePlus has introduced their latest accessory to complement their OnePlus One smartphone – the Silver Bullet Earphones.

September 23, 2014

From Good to Great: 5 Tips to Improve Smartphone Photos

A celebrated photographer by the name of Chase Jarvis once said that “the best camera is the one that’s with you”, and nowadays that camera will most likely be the one on your smartphone. Somehow, most of us don’t fully utilize our smartphone’s camera capabilities yet and end up with run-of-the-mill snaps, potentially losing the […]

September 22, 2014

LG Wine Smart flip phone now official in Korea

LG has officially introduced their first smartphone to sports a clamshell design – the Wine Smart. It features a 3.5-inch display, quad-core CPU, LTE connectivity, and Android KitKat.

September 21, 2014

6 reasons why Filipinos shouldn’t buy smartwatches yet

With the announcement of various smartwatches from different manufacturers, a lot of people are probably considering getting one – including me. However, I’ve given it some thought and I have decided that it’s not the proper time to buy a smartwatch, or to even plan to. Here are 6 reasons why you should hold back […]

September 17, 2014

7 new features for old iPhones when iOS 8 arrives

Still rocking an iPhone 4S? If you’re not one of the people getting the new iPhone 6 then fret not. With iOS 8’s pending release in a few hours, your “old school” iPhone will pretty much get a refreshed software packed with added functionalities. Here are some of the new features to be available for both the iPhone […]

September 12, 2014

Alcatel OneTouch Pop S3: 4G LTE for Php6,999

Alcatel has just launched in the country the OneTouch Pop S3, the company’s affordable Android smartphone that features a 4-inch display and 4G LTE connectivity for under Php7K.

September 12, 2014

In defense of the iPhone 6

Much has been said about the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. A lot of them, including other competing brands, have made jokes, mocked or bashed the new iPhone 6 due to the glaring fact that most of the technology and features that it introduced have been around for a while and have been present […]

September 11, 2014

5 “innovations” for iPhone 6 not new to Android phones

Apple already unveiled its newest handsets – the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Along with them come features that are pleasant and new to the ears of iFans but have already been experienced by Android users for quite some time now. We list down these features for comparison’s sake.

September 10, 2014

Starmobile Vida: 3.5-inch Android Kitkat for Php2,499

Starmobile has recently announced the latest addition to their Android smartphone portfolio, the Starmobile Vida which is dubbed as the “Most Affordable Android KitKat Smartphone with 3G” connectivity.

September 10, 2014

Wear this: Garmin Vivofit Smartband

Garmin has been known for making GPS devices so it’s not that surprising that they’d also go into the health and fitness market with the Vivofit smartband. We’ve been using one for about a week along with other smartbands to see how it fares against the earlier ones.

September 08, 2014

Alcatel outs new POP smartphone and tablet with 64-bit CPUs

Along with the new OneTouch Hero smartphones and tablets announced last week during the IFA, Alcatel has also announced two new entry-level POP devices powered by the 64-bit Snapdragon 410 quad-core CPUs – the POP 2 smartphone, and the POP 8S tablet.

September 04, 2014

Samsung Gear S: curved smartwatch runs on Tizen

Samsung is really banking on wearables this year and the announcement of the Samsung Gear S as a companion smartwatch to the Galaxy Note 4 is another testament to that.

August 30, 2014

This smartphone is water, dust, and explosion-proof

The Bartec Pixavi Impact X is probably the toughest smartphone that will soon be available. In addition to the usual water- and dust-proofing of phones, it boasts being imperishable to impact, drop, corrosion, and explosion. Yes, you read that right. It runs on an Android Jelly Bean OS and has dual rear cameras as part […]

August 29, 2014

Nokia brings Here to Samsung Gear and Smartphones

In a rather unexpected Tweet yesterday, accompanied by a minimalist picture with the words “Here for Gear”, Nokia gave us hint that their popular navigation software (Nokia Here) will most likely be incorporated to Samsung Gear watches and Samsung Galaxy Smartphones.

August 28, 2014

Samsung Gear S with 3G connectivity officially announced

Samsung has officially announced their latest wearable device that features a 2-inch curved Super AMOLED display, IP67-certified body, and 3G connectivity – the Gear S.

August 22, 2014

Roccat Skeltr gaming keyboard for smartphone

Roccat’s new gaming keyboard concept, the Skeltr, includes a smartphone dock to add better gaming experience.

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